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03 Jun16:41
03 Jun16:41
Jun 2017
Jun 2017
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London Bridge

On 3 June 2017, a terrorist vehicle-ramming and stabbing took place in London, England. A van was deliberately driven into pedestrians on London Bridge before crashing on the south bank...
22 May16:43
22 May16:43
May 2017
May 2017
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Manchester

The Manchester Arena bombing was a suicide bombing attack in Manchester, United Kingdom on 22 May 2017. A radical Islamist detonated a shrapnel-laden homemade bomb...
22 Mar15:00
22 Mar15:00
Mar 2017
Mar 2017
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Westminster

On 22 March 2017, a terrorist attack took place outside the Palace of Westminster in London, seat of the British Parliament. The attacker, 52-year-old Briton Khalid Masood, drove a car into pedestrians
12 Apr16:46
12 Apr16:46
Apr 2016
Apr 2016
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Formed Terrorism Risk and Analysis Centre

The establishment of the so-called Caliphate in 2014 saw a significant shift in the threat from threats posed by the IRA to those posed by Islamist extremists...
02 Mar14:10
02 Mar14:10
Mar 2015
Mar 2015
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First retrocession placement of £1.8bn

An historic milestone for terrorism (re)insurance in the UK. On 02 March 2015, Pool Re announced that it had purchased reinsurance in the commercial market for the first time in its history...
30 Aug13:14
30 Aug13:14
Aug 2013
Aug 2013
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Portishead

In August 2013, a group calling themselves the Angry Foxes Cell said they had set fire to the partially-built £16m police firearms training centre in Portishead...
07 Jul11:15
07 Jul11:15
Jul 2005
Jul 2005
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London Underground

The 7 July 2005 London bombings, often referred to as 7/7, were a series of coordinated Islamist terrorist suicide attacks in London...
03 Aug17:17
03 Aug17:17
Aug 2001
Aug 2001
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Ealing Broadway

On 3 August 2001, the Real IRA, a dissident Irish republican organisation and splinter of the Provisional IRA, detonated a car bomb containing 100 lb (45 kg) of homemade plastic explosives in Ealing Broadway, West London...
04 Mar17:18
04 Mar17:18
Mar 2001
Mar 2001
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Wood Lane

Between ten and twenty pounds of high explosive had been placed in a red taxi that had been purchased on the morning of 3 March in Edmonton, north London...
15 Jun17:22
15 Jun17:22
Jun 1996
Jun 1996
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Manchester

The 1996 Manchester bombing was an attack carried out by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) on Saturday 15 June 1996. The IRA detonated a 1,500-kilogram (3,300 lb) Lorry bomb...
09 Feb17:20
09 Feb17:20
Feb 1996
Feb 1996
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South Quay

The London Docklands bombing (also known as the South Quay bombing or erroneously referred to as the Canary Wharf bombing) occurred on 9 February 1996, when the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) detonated a powerful truck bomb in South Quay...
13 Aug17:24
13 Aug17:24
Aug 1994
Aug 1994
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Bognor Regis

On August 13 1994 at 5.57pm Bognor Regis trembled when a bomb planted by the IRA exploded in the town centre...
26 Jul17:26
26 Jul17:26
Jul 1994
Jul 1994
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Israeli Embassy

The 1994 London Israeli Embassy bombing was a car bomb attack on 26 July 1994 against the Israeli embassy building in London...
26 Jul17:25
26 Jul17:25
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Israeli Finchley

In 1994 bomb was exploded outside Balfour House, Finchley, premises occupied by the Jewish Philanthropic Institution for Israel...
18 Feb17:27
18 Feb17:27
Feb 1994
Feb 1994
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Marble Arch

Incendiary devices and one very small high explosive device were planted in various London shops...
27 Jan17:27
27 Jan17:27
Jan 1994
Jan 1994
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West End

Incendiary devices ignited at C&A, Mothercare, Silverdale Travel Goods and Nightingales...
13 Aug17:29
13 Aug17:29
Aug 1993
Aug 1993
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Bournemouth

On 13 August 1993, the IRA planted 8 bombs around the British town of Bournemouth of which 5 were detonated...
24 Apr17:30
24 Apr17:30
Apr 1993
Apr 1993
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Bishopsgate

The Bishopsgate bombing occurred on 24 April 1993, when the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) detonated a powerful truck bomb on Bishopsgate...
16 Mar17:35
16 Mar17:35
Mar 1993
Mar 1993
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Pool Re incorporated

Pool Re was established in 1993 as a response to the market failure that was triggered by the bombing of the Baltic Exchange...
10 Apr17:36
10 Apr17:36
Apr 1992
Apr 1992
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Baltic Exchange

25 years ago at 9.20pm on the 10 April 1992 an IRA bomb went off outside the Baltic Exchange on St Mary Axe...
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